The first pages in my travel journal marked our first trip since I returned to #Vietnam. I went to Saigon then got on a train to #Hanoi with @hugh.phan and @ellerypham and picked up @dana.nhi.tran at Danang. Those were 14 wonderful days of visiting places working at full speed and meeting fantastic people. When I decorated the first page I gotta choose two iconic locations for Saigon and Hanoi. As for Saigon the answer was no brainer: Ben Thanh market. But we had to hesitate a lot when it…
Back in 2012, I couldnât have expected for Vietnam to be one of the most visited countries in the world. I loved my experience in Hanoi but I honestly did not assume the influx of people asking me about the city or the big increase of airfare!
Here are my Safety Tips for Train and Bus Travel in India 1. Don’t take heavy sleeping/anxiety pills before an overnight bus or train. It’s so nice to conk out (and I have to admit, even I’ve done it), but it’s not worth sleeping through someone taking all your stuff, is it? 2. I took a bike chain on my first trip to India. If I were to do another extended trip by train I would do it again.
One of my favorite things to do in Asia is visit produce and fish markets, and in Hanoi I particularly loved seeing all the bouquets of fresh herbs, which give Vietnamese cuisine its subtle, floral flavors.